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Argentines Mock Obama

“Is President Obama afraid of vultures?” The president supposed to be most powerful man in the world, is afraid of vultures?, Argentine public TV’s “6,7,8 Informes” show asks in a new, rollickingly funny, eight-minute clip mocking Obama, local economists working … Continue reading

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Argentina’s President Fernández: Leadership Means Understanding History, and “Distinguishing Between Strategy and Tactics”

On July 31, the day on which Argentina was forced into “selective default” by the murderous vulture funds and their imperial backers, Argentine President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner gave several speeches, on the occasion of signing agreements on the debt … Continue reading

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Glass-Steagall Introduced into Debate on Cyprus’s Accelerating Foreclosure Crisis

In the midst of growing popular outrage at the banks in Cyprus, Glass-Steagall-type banking reform has been introduced into the huge debate over the mortgage foreclosure crisis. The Troika (European Commission, European Central Bank, and International Monetary Fund) is demanding … Continue reading

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Threat of Crash Coming Closer

A worldwide stock-market rout as August began, accentuated in European markets, reflected flashing red signals of the trans-Atlantic financial system in trouble. Of most import is the collapse of Portugal’s largest banking group, Espirito Santo. The last part of that … Continue reading

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Argentina Slams Obama Administration on Vulture Fight; Says Sovereignty Is the Only Relevant Issue

After having been declared in “selective default” on July 30, after no agreement was reached with the Queen’s vulture funds, the Argentine government has made very clear it will not—and did not—capitulate on the fundamental issue of sovereignty and national … Continue reading

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